Antique Sofas

Antique canapés, or antique sofas, sometimes called settees, come in as many styles and sizes as antique armchairs, and many times we’ll have a complete antique salon set available while the pieces last. Antique canapés are perfect for creating a cozy seating group for your entertaining room.

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Antique French Louis XV Fruitwood Needlepoint Canape ~...

Antique French Louis XV Fruitwood Needlepoint Canape ~ Settee is the perfect choice for a colorful, long wearing seat for two in a cozy niche, reading area, or salon.  Sculpted from solid fruitwood, it features carved floral and foliate accents on the crown, apron, and the subtly scrolled legs.  The show-stopper of course is the hand-knotted needlepoint...

19th Century Napoleon III Period Mahogany Wall Bed

19th Century Napoleon III Period Mahogany Wall Bed is a superbly well-preserved example of French style and ingenuity from the Second Empire!  Hand-crafted from exotic imported mahogany, it features a symmetrical design, with mirror image side boards connected with a substantial front rail fitted with carved corbels on top, and finely molded into the...
$4,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Canape ~ Sofa is a remarkable combination of master furniture makers with exceedingly talented sculptors!  Fashioned from sumptuous French walnut, it features a subtly curved seat back that joins with the more curvaceous armrests on each side, both of which are upholstered and topped with armrest pads.  The generously...
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Mid-Century Club Sofa in Leather

Mid-Century Club Sofa in Leather was designed for comfort, through and through!  Deep, plush seats and rolled armrests fully padded and upholstered combine with the contoured rolled top seatback for lounging in style.  Leather was even used on the back, so it could be placed in the center of the room if so desired.  Brass tacks make a nice accent all...
$3,480
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Antique French Louis XVI Painted Day Bed ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XVI Painted Day Bed ~ Sofa will make a splendid addition to your timeless decor!  Crafted in the neoclassical revival style championed by Louis XVI, it features an artistically carved framework with raised side panels equal to the height of the seat back, adorned with concave corners and carved with spiral ribbon motif down the entire...
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Antique French Directoire Style Settee ~ Canape

Antique French Directoire Style Settee ~ Canape is ideal for a light and airy look, with a minimal footprint for more cozy seating arrangements.  The rich coloration of the solid sycamore framework is offset by the openness of the seatback and armrest framework, which combines a comfortably curved top rim supported by sturdy cornerposts and vertical slats...
$3,700
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19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa

19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa is the sublime expression of understated elegance!  The style was born during a period of austerity when the court wished to downplay the excesses of the monarchy to appease the public, although such efforts ultimately proved irrelevant.  Here we see exotic imported mahogany in an architectural design that...
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19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa

19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa is the sublime expression of understated elegance!  The style was born during a period of austerity when the court wished to downplay the excesses of the monarchy to appease the public, although such efforts ultimately proved irrelevant.  Here we see exotic imported mahogany in an architectural design that...
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Canape ~ Sofa ~ Settee

19th Century French Louis Philippe Canape ~ Sofa ~ Settee is a light and airy expression of the style, rendered in the waning years of the period out of indigenous cherry wood, with particular attention paid to the highly figured panels used across the entire subtly arched seatback.  Slats support the back in a wraparound design that includes armrests on...
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19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Petite Chaise Lounge

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Petite Chaise Lounge is the perfect choice for adding incredible French flair in a diminutive, cozy spot!  Sculpted from sumptuous French walnut, the framework exhibits the naturalistic, asymmetrical scrollwork characteristic of the genre, with carved shell and foliates providing visual allure from the crown to the...
$2,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Canape with Cane...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Canape with Cane & Cushion is an excellent choice for an intimate seating group!  The combination of neoclassical styling, timeless architecture, and caned seat and seat back produce a light weight, attractive piece you'll cherish for decades to come.  Spiral ribbon trim abounds encircling the entire seatback,...
$3,480
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19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape represents the epitome of the style!  Rendered from select, sumptuous French walnut, it features naturalistic, contoured lines from the triple arched seatback crown to the finely tapered and carved cabriole legs.  The armrests scrolled down then join with the seat framework with effortless elegance.  The entire...
$2,780
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19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa ~ Meridienne

19th Century French Charles X Mahogany Sofa ~ Meridienne represents the epitome of understated elegance!  The graceful asymmetrical form of the seat back is a stylistic bridge between a regular sofa and a chaise lounge.  The armrests are a prominent design feature, with the preponderance of carved detail and positioning at the forefront of the design. ...
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Sofa

19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Sofa was hand-crafted during the first half of the century with style elements that were in a constant state of flux at the time.  The elegantly scrolled form represents the essence of the French scroll, and includes a graceful double-arched seatback, bold serpentine-shaped armrests and a solid, rounded...
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19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Louis XV Giltwood Canape ~ Sofa displays the grandeur and opulence of the Rococo style during one of its revivals of the Napoleon III era.  The gracious, naturalistic form so favored by King Louis XV has been aptly expressed in exquisite giltwood, with an arched seatback crowned with an heraldic crest flanked by floral and foliate...
$5,900
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Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa with Tapestry...

Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa with Tapestry Upholstery was sculpted from fine walnut, and features an exquisitely formed framework with subtly arched seatback crown, gracefully scrolled armrests, and an undulating apron supported by eight carved cabriole legs connected with a system of double-lyre stretchers.  The armrest supports and apron are...
$3,700
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19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Canape ~ Sofa displays amazing craftsmanship combined with the finest mahogany to create a classical elegance beyond compare!  The curved, oval seatback is surprisingly comfortable, and is framed in mahogany with a brace of acanthus flourishes on the top.  Flourishes also appear where the uprights join to the...
$2,400
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Antique French Louis XIV Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XIV Canape ~ Sofa will bring a truly regal air to your room, along with some surprisingly comfortable seating!  Hand-crafted from thick planks and posts of solid old-growth oak, it features a triple seatback design features three arches with carved foliates over an urn-shaped backsplat also carved with foliates.  The seatback is...
$2,780
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Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Canape ~ Sofa represents the epitome of quality furnishings from a bygone era!  With a framework sculpted from dense, old-growth hand-selected oak, it features contours inspired by nature that envelope you with classy comfort and style.  The gently arched seatback and generously padded seat, as well as the armrests and armrest...
$3,700
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19th Century Napoleon III Period Empire Style Sofa ~...

19th Century Napoleon III Period Empire Style Sofa ~ Canape reflects the stately classically-inspired architecture of the ancients, accentuated by bronze castings of rosettes and lions' paw feet which contrast beautifully with the rich sumptuousness of the exotic imported mahogany frames.  Upholstery is recent in a high-quality, durable fabric.If you act...
$2,980
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19th Century Louis Philippe Period French Mahogany...

The tailored yet graceful lines of the Louis Philippe period have transcended time, as evidenced by this 19th century Louis Philippe sofa, handcrafted from exotic imported mahogany and sculpted to perfection by very talented artisans.  Hand-carved detailing includes a rope bordering across the arched seatback, with swan-like grace in the armrest supports...
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19th Century French Napoleon III Mahogany Day Bed

19th Century French Napoleon III Mahogany Day Bed is a masterful study in classical architecture melded with timeless French craftsmanship and an understated elegance that will transform your room!  Subtly carved end post tops complement the tailored lines of the head and foot boards.  Ideal to use as a stand-alone bed, or as a daybed if you so...
$3,650
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Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Sofa with Mohair is a historically significant piece representing the transition between the Bourbon dynasty and the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte's nephew, signaling in the beginning of the Second Empire.  Gracious, elegant lines are executed in exotic imported mahogany, then embellished with a...
$3,480
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19th Century French Regence Walnut Canape ~ Sofa

19th Century French Regence Walnut Canape ~ Sofa is an incredibly elegant piece, with the sumptuous wood, considered the finest indigenous furniture wood in Europe, skillfully and artfully sculpted with shell, floral and foliate motifs on the arched seatback crown, shoulders, and even the frame below the seatback.  Elegantly contoured armrests, with...
$2,400
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19th Century Swedish Louis XVI Painted & Caned Sofa

19th Century Swedish Louis XVI Painted & Caned Sofa ~ Canape is the perfect choice for a cozy nook or entryway (especially with the original matching salon pieces)!  Timeless styling is enhanced by the painted off-white finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, especially so because of the pure white enhancements on the trim. ...
$1,584   $1,980
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19th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Canape with...

19th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Canape with Rams' Heads was sculpted from select French walnut, and features a timeless neoclassical design that dates back to the glory of ancient Greece and Rome.  Unusual raised inverse corbels adorn the seatback cornerposts topped with lions' heads, with a stretcher connecting the legs below for added strength...
$1,950   $2,600
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19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame

19th Century Barley Twist Walnut Chaise Lounge Frame is ready to upholster!  From what we can tell, it's had two upholstery jobs done on it already, and the frame is so sturdy and well made it's good for three or four more!  Large enough on which to take a nap, yet small enough to take up less of a footprint in the room than a full daybed, this is an...
$1,163   $4,650
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Antique French Louis XVI Fruitwood Caned Canape ~ Day Bed

Antique French Louis XVI Fruitwood Caned Canape ~ Day Bed is a beautiful study in neoclassicism!  Hand-carved from solid fruitwood, it features a spiral ribbon motif around the entire framework with subtle arches on the seatback and side supports.  The same structures have been double-caned for a lightweight, airy effect.  Fine silk drapery material was...

19th Century Hand Carved Antique Italian Gilt-Wood...

19th Century Hand Carved Antique Italian Gilt-Wood Rococo Sofa is an absolutely fantastic large-scale piece lavished with damask fabric on sculpted Louis XV-inspired frame with gilded finish. The opulent Italian rococo design style has influenced the French Louis XV period and was revived again through out Europe in the mid 19th century.  With graceful...

Antique French Walnut Louis XVI Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Walnut Louis XVI Canape ~ Sofa is part of an exquisite salon set which includes the pair of side chairs and pair of bergeres (armchairs) you can view by clicking on the Related Products below left.  This canape, sold individually, features banded wheat bordering with subtle acanthus plume accents, and rosettes appearing above the tapered...

Antique French Directoire Style Painted Canape ~...

Antique French Directoire Style Painted Canape ~ Loveseat ~ Sofa features the styling that dates back to the turn of the 18th century when Napoleon and Josephine incorporated Egyptian motifs into classically designed pieces that are truly captivating!  This example features its original painted finish that has achieved a lovely patina, with original...

Vintage French Louis XV Velvet Sofa

Perfect for providing the utmost comfort for your family and guests in style, this elegant yet casual French Louis XV Style Sofa is overstuffed to provide lounging comfort with class!  The frame was crafted from solid fruitwood, and has been carved with shell motifs.  Support is provided by scrolled legs, and the armrests are padded all around to surround...

Louis XV Fruitwood Sofa

Louis XV Sofa envelopes one in comfort and style!  Frame is sculpted from solid fruitwood, and features floral and foliate carved detailing.  Generous seat, back and armrests cradle you in comfort, with the rich damask fabric only adding to the appeal.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 36H x 59W x 30D; seat 17H

Antique French Louis XV Walnut Canape ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Walnut Canape ~ Sofa is an elegant way to anchor your family room!  Sculpted from fine walnut, it features high, subtly scrolled armrests on both sides which create a framework for the upholstery when combined with the elegantly scrolled seatback crown centered with floral and foliate carvings, and the scrolled apron below...

Antique Swedish Neoclassical Painted Sofa

Antique Swedish Neoclassical Painted Sofa represents the essence of the neoclassical revival, with stately, tailored rectilinear architecture on a comparatively large scale.  Spiral ribbon and fluting create the trim molding effect on the entire design, with a small rose bouquet appearing centered on the seat back crown.  The straight lines of the seat...

19th Century French Louis XVI Canape ~ Bench

19th Century French Louis XVI Canape ~ Bench is a charming seat that works in the casual or formal decor, depending upon what type of cushion you select for the seat!  Hand-sculpted from solid oak, it features a triple arched crown, three urn-shaped backsplats, neoclassical architecture and carved embellishments that include variations of rosettes and...

Antique French Louis XV Painted Daybed ~ Sofa

Antique French Louis XV Painted Daybed ~ Sofa is the ideal choice for the efficient floor plan!  Serving as a gracious and comfortable sofa by day, it can be used to sleep one child or adult at night when guests arrive.  Set was upholstered in mohair which is very well preserved, including two bolsters and five throw pillows which provide a multitude of...

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Canape is an extraordinary example of the Rococo expression sculpted by master artisans out of sumptuous French walnut, resulting in a piece of furniture that is also a work of art!  A surprising quantity of the luxuriously expensive wood was required to cut the naturalistic, complex forms into the required shapes, then...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany...

Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Mahogany Chaise Longue features gracious, elegant lines which are created from exotic imported mahogany, then embellished with a subtle carved details, neoclassical bordering and rosettes.  Scrolled feet add an interesting visual effect.  Upholstery is serviceable but better to be replaced with your...

19th Century Italian Gilded Neoclassical Chair & a Half

Many are under the mistaken impression that this concept is recent, but here stands before you a 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Chair & a Half with original painted and gilded finish that has achieved a lovely distressed patina over the past century!  The olive painted finish is beautifully highlighted with gold on the trim works, with rosettes and...